Raghunathan, Anuradha
March 2009
Forbes Asia;3/2/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p22
The article focuses Ramachandra Galla, and his family-controlled $271 million Amara Raja Batteries Ltd., in Tirupati, India's number two producer of lead-acid storage batteries. He returned to his home state Andhra Pradesh, India two decades ago, after investing 17 years in the U.S. in an electrical-engineering career. Amara Raja's charge in recent years gave it a healthy part of both the auto and telecom-exchange battery business against the long dominant domestic leader Exide Industries.


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